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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration - Not-for-Profit Management Concentration, MPA


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Program Code: MPA_279F
CIP Code: 44.0401

Program of Study for Master of Public Administration (MPA)


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE or GMAT exam scores.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . In addition, the program faculty will give preference to applicants who meet or exceed the following: Undergraduate GPA > 3.00 and/or GRE/GMAT Verbal > 25th percentile and GRE/GMAT Quantitative > 25th percentile. Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus; Off-Campus cohorts begin periodically, and follow a part-time extended format.

Concentration Requirements (15 Hours)


Fieldwork / Internship Option (6 Hours)


Choose one:

Field Research Option for In-service Students


Other Requirements for the MPA


  • Thesis: Not required
  • Proficiency: Students must demonstrate a proficiency in reading a foreign language or quantitative analysis as a research tool. The department may determine the proficiency required.
  • Candidacy: Not required
  • Comprehensive: Successful completion of a capstone experience (P A 5558  plusP A 5559 ) fulfills the requirement for a comprehensive examination.
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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